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Hi all,

I've just found a book entitled "The War Illustrated - Vol II, The Winter Campaign". It covers the period 6th Nov 1914- 18th Feb 1915.At the back is a "Roll of Honoured Dead". (Officers only). There are some Royal Navy listed as well. I've produced a list below of those named, all have a small (1"x 1.5") photo. If anyone has any links with any of the named, let me know and I will post a copy of the photograph. Hope this helps someone.

Maj. A. Herbert-Stepney. Irish Guards

Maj. E.P.Thomson. Royal Munster Fus.

Capt. Charles Carus Maud, DSO. Somerset Light Inf.

Capt. the Hon. R. Morgan-Grenville (Master of Kinloss). Rifle Bde.

Capt. Alan G. Tritton. 3rd Bn, Coldstream Gds.

Capt. A. Gerald Wordsworth. 2nd Bn, Middlesex Regt

Capt. J.P. whelan. Royal Irish Rifles

Capt. A.G.M. Graham. Worcestershire Regt.

Capt. H.M. Powell. South staffordshire Regt

Capt. R.J.Brownfield. Royal Warwickshire Regt.

Capt. the Hon. C.H.M.StClair, Seaforth Highlanders

Capt. Sir Montague Cholmeley. Gren Gds

Capt. G.H. Smart. West Yorks Regt.

Capt. C.A.R. Hodgson. Royal Warks Regt.

Capt. Geoffrey Stewart. 2nd Bn, Coldstream Gds

Lieut. C. F. Verrall. Royal Sussex Regt

Lieut. G.R.Parr, Somerset Light Inf.

Lieut. I.M. Macandrew. Seaforth Highlanders

Lt. Hon. Edward Hardinge. DSO. Kings Hussars

Lieut.Col. M.C.A. Green. S.Lancs Regt

Col. R.J.Marker DSO. Coldstream Guards

Maj. J.F. Loder Symonds. S.Staffs Regt.

Maj. J. Chrystie. Royal Garrison Artillery.

Maj. the Hon. H. Dawnay. 2nd Life Gds

Maj. the Hon. W.G.S. Cadogan,.MVO. 10th Hussars

Capt. W.S. Douglas. R.E.

Lieut. C.L. Cornish. 2nd Bn, Highland LI

Lt. Lord H.B.F. Congleton. Gren Gds

Lieut. I.M.E. Wilkinson. Loyal North Lancs

Lieut. H.M. Warner. East Lancs Regt

Lt. J.L. Wordsworth. 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers

Lt. N.G.S. McGrath. 2nd Dragoon Gds (Queens Bays)

Lt. W.A.F. Sandeman. Gordon Highlanders

Lt. E.D. Baker. Kings Liverpool Regt

Lt. R.R. Egerton. R.E.

2Lt I.R. Macrae. KOSB

Lt. R.C. Graves-Sawle. Coldstream Gds

2Lt. J. Dennis Shine. Royal Irish Regt.

2Lt. R.C.L. Pilliner. Royal Field Artillery

2Lt. R.G. Ker Gulland. London Scottish

Lt.Col. R. Alexander. Rifle Bde

Capt. Hubert C. Rome. Indian Army

Capt. Hugh Taylor. Scots Gds

Capt. A.M. Randall. 4th Gurkas

Capt. Cochrane Newton. Princess "Pats"

Capt. A. Noel Loxley. HMS Formidable

Lt. Lord Worsley. Royal Horse Gds

Lt. W.E. Maitland. Seaforth Highlanders

Lt. James Casey. 1st Bn, Kings Royal Rifles

Lt. Chaworth-Musters. Kings Royal Rifle Corps

Lt. F.E. Oakley. Royal Navy

2Lt. Pirie. 1st Gordons. (As printed- no first name or initials)

2Lt. R.A. Persse. 2nd Bn Kings Royal Rifles.

Lt. L.C. Nicholson, DSO. 3rd Bn, Royal Berks

Lt. P. Van Neck. 1st Bn, Grenadiers

2Lt. W.G. Cronke. The Buffs

2Lt. R. Graham. Cameronians

2Lt. T.W. Quartley. Kings Own Royal Hussars

2Lt. H.C. Chads. North Staff Regt

Lt. R.E. Orlebar. 2nd Bn, Middlesex Regt

Maj. H.B.W. Smith-Rewse. Royal Field Artillery

Capt. T.P. Dorington, 1st (Royal) Dragoons

Capt. everard J. Lamb, 1st Bn, Northumberland Fus

Capt. H. Whitaker. Rifle Bde

Capt. C.B. Chichester. The Buffs. (East Kent Regt)

Capt. C. Symes-Thompson. Gren Gds

Capt. Miles Radcliffe. Border Regt

Lt. S.K.R. Gore. Royal west Kent

Lt.K.P. Henstock. Middlesex Regt

Capt. the Hon. A. Annesley. 10th Hussars

Sub Lt. Earl Annesley. RNVR.

Lt. Sidney A. Goldsmid. Worcester Regt

Lt. H.W. Nicholson. Cheshire Regt

Lt. J.M. Atkin. Sherwood Foresters

2Lt. H.P. Hartnoll. Worcester Regt

2Lt. P. McDonagh. Royal West Kents

2Lt. R.W. Fletcher. Royal Field Artillery

Lt. A.P.F. Lyon. Gordon Highlanders

2Lt. M.A. Hepburn. Seaforth Highlanders

2Lt. H.G. Lee-Steere. Gren Gds

Maj. G. Hebden Raleigh, Royal Flying Corps

Capt. H.J.A. Roche. Royal Munster Fus.

Capt. R.E.M. Pakenham. Royal Munster Fus

Capt. Maurice Helyar. Rifle Bde

Capt. C.J. Spencer (missing) Devonshire Regt

Capt. H.C. Richmond. Gloucester Regt

Capt. C.H. Wickham. Royal Fus

2Lt. G.E. Burdekin. Sherwood Foresters

Lt. R.H. Williamson. RGA

Lt. J.R. Mylles. Highland LI

Lt. L.C. Moor-Radford. 1st South Staffs Regt

Lt. Cuthbert Bowen. East African Police

Lt. C. Patterson. Lancashire Fus

2Lt. E.W. Wilson. 1st West Yorks

Commander E.O. Ballantyne. HMS Viknor

Capt. C.G. Taylor MVO. HMS Tiger

Warrant Officer R.J.Page. HMS Good Hope

Lt.Comd H.L. Shephard. HMS Viknor

Brig Gen. N.R. McMahon DSO

Maj E. Crawley. 12th Lancers

Capt.P.G. Barrett. Royal Munster Fus

Maj. J.H. St.A.Wake. 8th Gurka Rifles

Maj. W.L. Lawrence. South Wales Borderers

Capt. C.F. Hawley. Kings Royal Rifles

Capt. E.E. Coventry. East Lancs Regt

Capt. R.W. Harland. Hampshire Regt

Capt. B.H. Selby. Northumberland Fus

Capt. J.F. Vallentin. 1st South Staffs Regt

Capt. J.A. Halliday. 11th Hussars

Capt. W.J. Corcoran. Middlesex Regt

Capt. B.O. Duff. 1st Gurkas

Capt. R.N. King. Lincolnshire Regt

Lt. P.S. Dodgson. RGA

LtCol H.L. Anderson. 9th Bhopal Inf.

Lt. M.G. Stocks. Gren Gds

Lt. R.P.D. Nolan. Black Watch

Lt. A.S. Banning. Royal Munster Fus.

Lt. Col E.B. Cook, MVO. 1st Life Gds

Lt. G. Paul. 2nd Dragoon Gds

phew, I'm going for a cuppa!!

There are some which have a very few lines about them, mostly those with decorations.

Ian

ADDITIONS:

I've got a page of photos with other ranks that were awarded gallantry medals: long shot but here you go:

Sgt Rowland shubotham VC, Cheshire Regt

Sgt H. Dungay - no mention of him in the write up.

Bandsman T.E. Rendle VC, Duke of Cornwalls LI

Cpl J. Smith DCM, B Coy, 2 Bn, South Staffs

Cpl E. Dickinson DCM, 1st Royal Dragoons

Cpl H.E. Hodder DCM, RE

Pte E. Hammond, 2nd West Riding Regt. - no mention

AND MORE

Lt.N.D.Holbrook VC. RN.

Pte. S.F. Godley VC. 4th Bn Royal Fus

Lt. W.L. Brodie VC 2 Bn Highland LI

Pte. George Wilson VC, Highland LI

Drummer Spenser J Bent VC, 1st East Lancs

Driver Frederick Luke VC, 37 Bty, RFA

Capt Lord Alastair Innes-Ker DSO. Royal Horse Gds

Capt. F.L. Pardoe DSO. 1st Kings Rifle Corps

Capt. Hon E.S. Wyndham DSO. 1st Life Guards

Maj. Hon A.F. stanley DSO. 1st Life Guards

Capt. Norman A. Orr-Ewing DSO. Scots Guards (Att Irish guards)

Maj. A.E. Cator DSO. Scots Guards

Capt. Charles V. Fox DSO. Scots Guards

2Lt. D.R. Turnbull DSO. Gordon Highlanders

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Ian

I would be interested to see the pic of

Col. R.J.Marker DSO. Coldstream Guards

But don't worry if its the same as the one in this thread.

http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forums/i...mp;#entry771278

Thanks

Glyn

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Ian

There are nine volumes of the war illustrated I am luky enough to have them all. The rolls of honour are shown through all the volumes and are for officers although decorated other ranks are put in. I am not sure but I seem to have read somewhere that you had to pay (don’t quote me on that) to have a name put in. The reports were printed soon after the events ans so there is a lot of proper gander in the books but they make fantastic reading and the drawnings seem to be straight out of the empire.

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Hi all,

I've just found a book entitled "The War Illustrated - Vol II, The Winter Campaign". It covers the period 6th Nov 1914- 18th Feb 1915.At the back is a "Roll of Honoured Dead". (Officers only). There are some Royal Navy listed as well. I've produced a list below of those named, all have a small (1"x 1.5") photo. If anyone has any links with any of the named, let me know and I will post a copy of the photograph. Hope this helps someone.

Capt. J.F. Vallentin. 1st South Staffs Regt

There are some which have a very few lines about them, mostly those with decorations.

Ian

Is this the same?

John Franks Vallentin VC (14 May 1882 - 7 November 1914) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

He was 32 years old, and a captain in the 1st Battalion, The South Staffordshire Regiment, British Army during the First World War when the following deed took place for which he was awarded the VC.

On 7 November 1914 at Zillebeke, Belgium, when leading an attack against the Germans under very heavy fire, Captain Vallentin was struck down and on rising to continue the attack, was immediately killed. The capture of the enemy's trenches which immediately followed was in a great measure due to the confidence which the men had in their captain, arising from his many previous acts of great bravery and ability.

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JF Vallentin, there is a very brief write up on him. " Captain John Franks Vallentin was formely in the Royal Garrison Artillery, and joined the South Staffordshires in 1905." No mention of a VC. This volume was published in 1915, so probably hadn't been awarded at time time of printing.

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Hello Webby

Please may I have pictures of Maj. the Hon. W.G. S. Cadogan, MVO and Capt. the Hon A Annesley, both 10th Hussars, please.

Thank you. Christina

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Ian

Many thanks for posting the pic

Cheers

Glyn

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Here you go Christina,

Maj Cadogan

majcadogan.jpg

"Major Cadogan of the 10th (Prince of Wales Own Royal) Hussars, was equerry to the Prince of Wales before he joined his regiment for service.He served in South Africa and acted as ADC to King George during his tour of India in 1905-6"

Capt Annesley

captannesley.jpg

"Captain the Hon. A. Annesley was the eldest son of the eleventh Lord Valentia. He joined the 10th Hussars from the Militia and served in the South African War"

Hope there might be a bit more info there for you as well

Webby

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Ian

Many thanks for the pictures! The one of Cadogan matches a face in one of my 10th Hussars barracks photos.

Christina

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Ian (and Clouter)

I too have a full set of the books. Clouter is right about the propoganda,it often clouds the story and seems to distort the facts. This far away from it all it is not always easy to spot opinions as against actualities. The "action" pics (are they or are they not) are absorbing though.

Best wishes

Sotonmate

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Thanks for the kind offer. Any chance of 2Lt. G.E. Burdekin, Sherwood Foresters please?

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Can I pls have the coldstream ones ? Ill send you a pm to save clogging up space

thanks

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Ian Would you mind digging out R.E. Orlebar of the 2nd Middx?

thanks Hambo

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Can I pls have the coldstream ones ? Ill send you a pm to save clogging up space

thanks

Thanks very much

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  • 3 months later...

Hello Webby, I would very much like to get a copy of the photo of Brig Gen. Norman Reginald McMahon DSO if that would be possible.

I have done a lot of research on the McMahon family including his father, Thomas McMahon a Baronet and general in the Crimea, his brother Horace the 4th Baronet, his brother Frances who committed suicide, another brother and his sister Evelyn who married Malcolm Romer - her son was killed in WW I as well one daughetr married a Russion prince, another travelled as a missionary to South America in 1928. Frances's husband JWJ Hardman died of enterec fever in South Africa in 1900. Much deatail on the family can be found at www.oldwhitelodge.com

Chris

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